Mera peak climbing 6476M is one of the best peak climbing in Everest Regions of Nepal. The Mera peak is very impressive as well as less challenging peak so most of the climbers go there to submits and prepare for the next big adventure climbing. It is appropriate for any type of climbers, it means even if you don’t have previous experience of climbing, you can climb this peak. The Mera peak climbing might be a good base for the climbers to climb something big in the future.
Mera peak climbing has been a charm for the climbers because of the mind-blowing scenery from the submits of the Mera peak. it offers you an incredible view of Cho Oyu (8188m), Mount Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8414m), Mt. Makalu (8,643 m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586 m) and many other peaks. The view is beyond amazing. That is the main attraction of climbing.
There are two reasons why climbers like to go Mera peak climbing, one is it is a relatively easy climb and another one is it offers the most spectacular view of the highest mountains range of the earth form it’s submitted. The Mera peak became familiar to the climbers after Sherpa Sen Tenzing and Jimmy Roberts did successful ascents to the top on May 20, 1953. The Mera peak climbing offers the taste of the sherpa cultures, lifestyle, aspects and religion and some other communities who live on the way to Khahare.
Nepal Trek Hub Mera peak climbing trip starts from Kathmandu with the super scenic flights to Lukla. Then we don’t follow the route to go Everest base camp we follow another trail to go to Chutanga (3,050M). After that, you will trek to hinku Valley. The trail is very calm with the less volume of the trekkers and full of the dense forest. The trek then moves on up the Arun Valley to Khote. From here you are well above the treeline. You can see the Mera peak from this place. You will be at Khote, From Khote, the trail goes to the north to Khahre Just above Khahre. The trail is quite technical so for the safety precautions, you will put on your crampons, harnesses and ice axes to reach your way over the glacier to Mera La Camp. This is the place where you will stay before you submit to the Mera peak.
Mera Peak Climbing highlights include the following things that we mentioned here below
Trekking through the wild trek zone of Nepal. Mera peak climbing route is less touristic trek route as compared to the other trekking routes of Nepal.
Observations of the local villages, people and their lifestyle on the Mera peak climbing route.
From the top of Mera peak climbers can see six highest mountains above the 8000 Meters, Namely Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Cholatse, Cho oyu.
View of the other 7000 Meters peak from the trekking trails.
Sumit experience of the Mera peak.
Mera Peak Climbing itinerary
Mera Peak Climbing itinerary is fully customize as per the climers needs and requirements. Here we have placed the most popular itinerary.
Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.
Pick up from the Tribhuvan International airport then drive together to the Hotel. You will have a briefing about your trip and we take your passport for arranging the permits as well.
Day 02:Sightseeing in Kathmandu world heritage sites.
Today you will do cultural sightseeing at Kathmandu city. Our guide will pick up you from the hotel then bring you to the World heritage sites of Kathmandu. Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and Kathmandu durbar square. You will learn more cultural, religious and historical details of Nepal.
Day 03:Fly to Lukla (2,804m), from Kathmandu then trek to (2,804m/9,198 feet), 3 hours.
Early morning you will fly to Lukla from Kathmandu. This is a half-hour flight but in terms of scenery, it is the most scenic flight that offers the Himalayan views very clearly. When you arrive at Lukla airport you will meet your porter who will be going on your climbing/trekking together to assist you. From Lukla, you will begin your trek to Paiya. It is quite an interesting trek to Paiya because you go descents through the typical villages and dense forest. There are Surke and Pakhepani villages on the way to Paiya. You will see some great views of the Khatang, Kongde Ri and some other mountains.
Day 04:Trek to Pangkongma (2950m/9,676 feet) from Paiya 6 hrs.
Initially on your trek of the day you go down to the river where you have to cross the wooden bridge. After you cross the river now the trail goes uphill to Kari La Pass, 3145m which is quite tough to climb through the rhododendron and bamboo forest along the trail. Now you can see the Dudh Koshi River valley from here which is really beautiful to see. You will stay at Pngoma village for tonight which is based on farming and trading for the people’s daily lives.
Day 05:Nigmsa trek from Pangoma 3100 Meter
Nigmsa is another beautiful village in which you will stay tonight. The rocky trail descends through the rhododendron forest. On the way to Nigmasa, you can see the mani walls along the trek trails. trekkers need to walk through the top of the hills and ridge from where you can see the south face of the Mera peak and some other peaks. You will trek furthermore to Nigmsa and stay overnight here.
Day 06: Trek to Chhetra Khola (2,800m/9,186ft): 7-8 hours from Nigmsa
The trek starts with some climbing and descending the steep and rocky trails to Inkhu Khola valley. Now we can see a super view of the landscape through the dense forest which is very amazing. You need to cross the Chattra La at 4290m (La means pass in local languages). From the pass, you can see the iconic mountain view. It takes some more hours to Chhetra from the pass.
Day 07:Chhatra Khola to Kothe (3,691m/12,109ft): 6-7 hours
The trail today goes with the perfect view of Mera Peak on the north. You walk to the trail next to the Majang Khola. Now there is another trail which comes from the Hinku Khola, the trails join here. You will see the untouched, beautiful, tall pine and moss, lichen and rhododendron trees along the trails. On the trail, you may also see the seasonal tea shops. You will continue the trek and continue to the Sanu Khola. Crossing the Sanu Khola you will arrive in Kothe.
Day 08: Trek to Tangnag (4,350m/14268 feet), 6 hrs.
Today you will trek through the west bank of the Hinku River to the northwards. You will cross the grazing pastures of the sheep and yaks in the hinku river valley. It has quite challenging accents to Gondishung. Near Godishung there is a very old Lungsumgba monastery which is around 200 years old. As near the monastery, you will see the mani walls. After a walk for an hour around you will reach Tangnag.
Day 09: Trekking to Khare (4,900m/16,072 feet), 4 hrs.
Trekking from Tangnag, you will follow the lateral moraine trail at Dig Kharka. From Dig Kharka you can see spectacular views of Charpate Himal and some other peaks. Now accenting through moraines Shar glaciers, and then climbs more steeply trail to Khare. After having lunch at kahare we can hike around Khare.
Day 10:Acclimatization day at khare and pre–climb training
Today you will acclimatize here for the better acclimatization at Khare. You will do the gear testing as well as learn the techniques of gear using. Our climbing guide will teach you how to get things done.
Day 11:Trek to Mera La (5,415m/17,762 feet) and Mera High Camp (5,780m/18,958ft): 6-7 hours.
It is quite technical trails to the Mera peak base camp. The trails go through the icy glaciers, rocky trails and steep way to Mera peak base camp. You have to cross some small crevasses as well. We set up the camp at High camp from where you can see the magnificent view of the Makalu (8,475m ), Cho Oyu, the south face of Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang, Baruntse and Mt. Everest 8848 Meter.
Day 12: Mera High Camp to Summit (6,461m/21,1907ft) and back to Khare (5045m/16,547ft): 8-9 hours
It is your big challenging day as well as very tough too. You will wake up around 2 o’clock in the morning and have breakfast before you start your climbing. The temperature would be very cold when you start.
Initially, the climb is easier through the glaciers which are non-technical as you climb higher the air becomes thinner. At the bottom of the final steep summit part, you may use a fixed rope if the climbing guide believes that it is necessary. The last part of climbing is quite technical. After you submit the peak you can see the stunning views of the Mighty Himalayan range Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Cho-Oyu (8,210 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Makalu (8,463 m), Kangchenjunga (8,586 m), Nuptse (7,855 m), Chamlang (7,319 m), Baruntse (7,129 m) and many other peaks. After achieving the goal you will return to Khare today for the night.
Day 13: Reserve day for contingency if the weather becomes bad we keep a day for contingency purposes.
The weather is unpredictable, that is the reason why we keep a day for contingency purposes. If there is a day then we will have a better chance of submitting the climb.
Day 14: Trek to Kothe (3,600m/11,808 feet), 6 hrs
You will return back to Kothe the same way that we used to go, Khare. The trails now go more downhill. You will leave the Himalayan scenery behind you and enter into the green forest area. Overnight at Kothe.
Day 15: Thuli Kharka trekking (4,200m/13,776 feet), 6 hrs.
Today you go up and down very frequently but ultimately you are going decently down. You will pass the local villages, mani walls, chorten as well as many rivers to arrive at Thuli Kharka.
Day 16: Lukla trekking (2,804m/9,197 feet), 7 hrs.
Using the same way that we used before you go back to Lukla.
Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu
You will fly to Kathmandu and do sightseeing in Kathmandu valley if you like.
Day 18: Final departure day
Drop you to the airport for your back.
Mera peak climbing cost includes
Pick up from airport at the begining of trip and drop after finishing the trek
2 night’s twin sharing accomodations on tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
Meals on full board during the trek and climbing days( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
tea house basis trekking accommodation while on trekking days
Climbing Guides and the porter for the trekking, 1 porter for 2 guest basis.
Mera peak climbing Permits for the mera peak climbers from Nepal Mountaineering Associations.
alpine aranagements for 1 Nights on Mera High Camp.
Climbing equipments such as a tent, sleeping bags, rope and other climbing gears
Climbing bonus for sherpa climbing guide, insurance of guide, salary of the Climbing guides
First Aid Box for the climbers
Trekking permits for the trekking Periods
Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs
Any meal in Kathmandu
Personal Climbing Equipments for the climbers
Any kinds of battery charges, wifi charge, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.(tea, coffe, water, beer, alcohol, wine)
Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
Any other things which are not mentioned above
Mera peak climbing FAQ
Below we have given some frequently asked questions of Mera peak climbing, This faq might be helpful to answer your some question, If you still have question regarding Mera peak climbing let’s us know by email
Which is the best time to do Mera peak climbing?
Spring and autumn are the best time to climb the Mera peak. Mera peak climbing is quite difficult as well as it can only climb when there is good weather. Usually, in these two seasons the weather is very nice. Perfect sunshine and very strong visibility. Mountains along the far distance can be seen from the top of Mera peak.
How many days is it required to do mera peak climbing?
Basically, it is a 17-18 days trek plus climbing. It is a day climbing to Mera peak from the Mera high camp. The trek begins from Lukla and ends at Lukla.
What kind of accommodation is available on Mera Peak climbing?
In mera peak climbing routes there are basic tea houses along the trekking trails. It is not popular like the Everest base camp or Annapurna trek but still there is a tea house trek. Only after Khare for a day, you have to do camping.
How technical is mera peak climbing?
Mera peak climbing is not that hard but it is quite tough at the end of climb near submit. Depending upon situations there you need to use the rope. There is not that technical ice climb but it is a little bit technical. You should have very good climbing boots plus a personal harness as well.
What is the drinking water on Mera Peak Climbing?
Yes, There is an availability of Mineral water on the trekking trail, every tea house. It is always not good to drink mineral water, first it is quite costly to the traveler, secondly it is damaging the Ecosystem, the water company using a lot of plastic bottles. In a mountain mineral water bottle are a real threat to the environment. We can use the water purifier or water purification tablet and become a responsible traveler
Are there regular flights to Lukla?
There is a regular flight to Lukal but the weather matters on the flight. If the weather is not good there is less chance of the flight. This might be the problem for trekkers. If there are no flights then there are options for helicopters as well.
What is the Height of Mera Peak Climbing?
Mera peak is a height of 6476 Meters only.
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